Good sports, great players



Jack Dempsey held the heavyweight-boxing title from 1919 through 1926, when he lost to Gene Tunney. In 1927, Dempsey and Tunney fought an epic grudge match watched by more than 150,000 spectators at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Photo Credit: Underwood and Underwood.

Centennial Home PageStory Index
Copyright © 1996 The Seattle Times Company